My Sew Sew Life-Mens’ 19th Century Vest

My Sew Sew Life-Mens’ 19th Century Vest

It's time for another maker post. This one is a bit different because it is menswear. We attended an event in September that my husband needed a vest for (well, I decided he needed a vest for). The general dress code was Great Gatsby or Bohemian. I felt this was a pretty general guideline and [...]

Style Imitating Art

Style Imitating Art

About Style Imitating Art Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces of art. Every other Monday one of us selects an inspiration image and we each post the image on our [...]

Red & Green for Mary Delaney’s Flower “Mosaicks”

Red & Green for Mary Delaney’s Flower “Mosaicks”

Welcome to my interpretation for this rounds of Style Imitating Art. A Little Background Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces of art. Every other Monday one of us selects an [...]

My Sew Sew Life-Vitali Babani Spring 1920: Making and Styling

My Sew Sew Life-Vitali Babani Spring 1920: Making and Styling

Hello all, I'm going back in time for this one; Spring 1920. My dress was designed by Vitali Babini for his collection that season. We are very lucky that Folk Wear patterns adapted this dress back in 1993 for their vintage collection. Slightly redesigned and under a different name, it is still in their catalogue! [...]

Style Imitating Art-Flower ‘Mosaicks’ by Mary Delaney

Style Imitating Art-Flower ‘Mosaicks’ by Mary Delaney

Hello and welcome to a new round of Style Imitating Art! About Style Imitating Art Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces of art. Every other Monday one of us selects [...]

Style Imitating Art Round Up-Gunta Stöltz’s Weaving

Style Imitating Art Round Up-Gunta Stöltz’s Weaving

Hello and welcome to a Style Imitating Art roundup featuring all of you who submitted ideas for this round’s art inspiration. Style Imitating Art? Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces [...]